Annual Lentil Fest takes over downtown Pullman

Segment of Lentil Festival promotion poster.

The annual National Lentil Festival returns to the streets and parks of downtown Pullman this Friday and Saturday.

The festival, co-sponsored by Washington State University, highlights the little legume of the Palouse, while also celebrating the farmers, workers and agricultural industries that make farming on the Palouse possible.

The ever-popular festival highlights many activities, including:

  • More than 350 gallons of Lentil Chili, free while it lasts from 5 p.m.–8 p.m. Friday.
  • Live music in Reaney Park and Spring St. all weekend.
  • National Lentil Festival Parade, 11 a.m. Saturday.
  • Live cooking demos in Reaney Park all day Saturday.
  • A fun run.
  • Tour de Lentil Bike Ride.
  • 3-on-3 basketball.
  • Beer and wine garden.
  • Games for kids.

More information, including parking and schedule of events, can be found on the National Lentil Festival website.

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